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    PHP and Mp3, able to make a sample?

    This may be a very silly question, but I'm looking for a way to only get say, the first 30 seconds of an mp3, and using it to create a new file, that would be a sample of the full-length Mp3. Does anyone know anything about this? Is it even possible, or will I have to use some sort of 3rd party application?

    What I want to do is be able to upload a full-sized mp3 file, or .wav, and the webapp would make a shortened version of it. Am I way out of my league here?

    Coding my way to oblivion.

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    You could always cut a part of the mp3 out say 30 secs, and upload it, im not sure you could do that uploading a full mp3 and use php to take a cut out of it for a sample.

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    Ya, I've thought of that approach, but I'm trying to find the simplest way to do it. It's for a client, not me.
    Coding my way to oblivion.

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    Mar 2004
    have you tried with fread() ?

    instead of readingthe whole file's size, read it to a certain length of the file's size.

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